Tag Archives: securities-and-exchange-commission


Funds Try to Ward Off New Regulations

New York Times – Hedge funds, trying to separate themselves from the big Wall Street banks, are stepping up their efforts to head off new regulation from Washington. Representatives of the industry’s main lobbying group met on Wednesday with the […]

SEC Halts Phony Investment Fund By San Diego Fraudster

West Palm Beach (HedgeCo.net) – The Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday recieved permission to freeze the assets of Mohit A. Khanna, who alledgedly raised as much as $70 million from 300 investors though his fund, MAK 1 Enterprises Group, LLC. […]

Ex-Aether Systems CEO David Oros launches hedge fund

Baltimore Business Journal – Former Aether Systems CEO David Oros has launched a $3 million hedge fund called Global Domain Vector Fund LLC, according to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing. Oros is managing director and chief administrative officer of […]

SEC Amends Rules to Issue More Subpoenas

HedgeCo.net (West Palm Beach) – Off-shore hedge fund law firm, Sadis & Goldberg LLP, sent out a letter to their clients announcing that the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) appears determined to issue more subpoenas and give people more incentives […]

BofA shares jump after exec, hedge fund buy shares

The Associated Press – Shares of Bank of America shot up Thursday as a new executive at the bank, as well as a prominent hedge-fund manager, decided to place big bets on the company by buying up blocks of shares. […]

Report: Pequot Capital Management, founder Samberg receive SEC Wells notices

News1130.com – The Securities and Exchange Commission is continuing its investigation of possible insider trading involving hedge fund Pequot Capital Management and its founder Arthur Samberg, according to a letter to investors obtained by The Wall Street Journal. The SEC […]

Paulson Hedge Fund Buys Banks That Lost Value in Credit Crisis

Bloomberg – John Paulson, the hedge-fund manager whose wagers against the U.S. housing market helped him earn an estimated $2.5 billion last year, bought Bank of America Corp. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. stock in the second quarter, while adding […]

Barakett’s Atticus Fund Jumps Back Into Stocks, Filing Shows

Bloomberg – Atticus Capital LP, the New York- based hedge-fund firm run by Timothy Barakett, reversed course in the second quarter, investing more than $3.5 billion in U.S.- listed stocks as equity markets recovered. Atticus bought $355 million in shares […]

Texas Fund Manager Settles Insider-Trading Claims

Bloomberg – A Dallas hedge-fund manager and entities he owns agreed to pay $788,016 to settle U.S. government claims they made more than $500,000 by shorting shares of companies while using inside information that issuers would conduct private placements. Edwin […]

Pequot Trading in Google, Cox, Premcor Sparked Warnings to SEC

Bloomberg – Pequot Capital Management Inc., once the world’s biggest hedge-fund manager, was cited in at least 44 private reports from exchange watchdogs in the past four years alerting U.S. regulators to potential insider trading, market manipulation or other misconduct, […]

Ex-Chief of AIG Settles SEC Case for $15 Million

The Ledger – Federal regulators announced an agreement with Maurice R. Greenberg on Thursday to settle accusations that he oversaw an accounting fraud at the American International Group. But Mr. Greenberg did not go quietly. Shortly after the announcement from […]

Lawsuit says hedge-fund manager stole $750,000

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette – The family of a Cambria County manufacturer has filed a lawsuit claiming that a New York hedge-fund manager illegally took $750,000 from its trust fund. The lawsuit, filed by the family of Frank Calandra Jr., was moved […]

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